OUR UNIQUE CURRICULUM
Leonardo Da Vinci Academy’s dedicated professionals employ proven methods and our unique Da Vincian approach to learning at the Preschool, Primary, Junior, and Intermediate levels. The ultimate goal is to encourage a love of learning and independent thinking skills, and help students realize their whole potential. A high level of personal attention insures that individual student needs are met.
In keeping with LDVA’s “Thinking Like Leonardo” focus, at all levels and across the curriculum, students at LDVA are encouraged to:
experience with all their senses
learn from their mistakes
be open minded
ask meaningful questions
balance their creative and logical sides
cultivate & appreciate their physical nature
and develop an appreciation for their connection with the universe
LDVA has developed a well-balanced curriculum of studies in Sciences, Arts, and Humanities is enriched by an after-school program of diverse clubs and sports. Meaningful excursions and extra-curricular activities serve to further enhance leaning, develop skills, foster responsibility, and contribute to school spirit and a healthy social life. Enriched Ontario Ministry of Education guidelines are adapted in elementary grade subjects including: Language Arts/English, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, and History & Geography. Additional areas of study include: Italian, Religion, French, Art, Physical & Health Education, Music and Guidance/Family Studies.
LDVA offers two distinct Early Childhood Education programs for children aged 2.5 to 6.
More about Scuola Materna
is the Academy’s Italian immersion preschool for children aged 4 to 6 years and is also Montessori based. It is the only such program in Canada with international recognition from the Italian Government.
More about Casa Montessori